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The NI Executive's budget 2020-21 was published on 31 March 2020. It included several rates measures including a rates reduction for businesses.
On 26 March the UK Government announced financial support for individuals who are self-employed and have been negatively affected by COVID-19.
The Health and Safety Executive NI (HSENI) have released Safety Measures advice for businesses during the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Councils are continuing to work with the Department for Economy on a statutory self employment pay scheme.
Business First Online have compiled a series of frequently asked questions about Coronavirus (COVID-19)
On 19 March Council agreed a series of measures to enable us to continue to deliver critical services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
All Council buildings are closed to the public effective 10pm on 19 March 2020 - 30 April 2020 including the Signal Centre.
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Read more about support for businesses
By Dave McClements, Managing Director, Core Consulting.
Do you live in Ardglass, Kilkeel, Portavogie or surrounding areas?
South East Area Fisheries Local Action Group (SEA FLAG) can provide funding to support a wide range of projects.
Congratulations to Newtownards High Street who were Champion Award Winner for Northern Ireland.
The SJL National Start Up Business awards have opened for 2020, offering start-up owners the chance to win £2,000. The deadline to apply is 2 March 2020.
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